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Optical Engineering

Airborne Camera Capsule
Author(s): Arthur E. Block
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Paper Abstract

The universal airborne camera capsule was developed to obtain the photographic coverage needed for better flight-test documentation. The capsule design and modifications, type of camera equipment, timing device and electrical system are described. The capsule has been test flown at speeds up to Mach 1 without need for excessive trim adjustments. Pilots' comments have favorable, and photographic coverage obtained has been good.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1963
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 1(5) doi: 10.1117/12.7971251
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 1, Issue 5
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Arthur E. Block, U. S . Naval Ordnance Test Station (United States)


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